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Nameferrous iron transport Feo system
DescriptionThe proteins FeoA, FeoB, and FeoC are a bacterial ferrous iron transport system. No siderophores are involved. Ferrous iron (Fe(2+)) typically is present only during oxygen limitation.
JCVI RoleCations and iron carrying compounds
Literature References
[ 1 ]Lau CK, Ishida H, Liu Z, Vogel HJ  Solution structure of Escherichia coli FeoA and its potential role in bacterial ferrous iron transport  J Bacteriol. 2012 Oct 26.  PMID 23104801
[ 2 ]Hung KW, Tsai JY, Juan TH, Hsu YL, Hsiao CD, Huang TH  Crystal Structure of the Klebsiella pneumoniae NFeoB/FeoC Complex and Roles of FeoC in Regulation of Fe2+ Transport by the Bacterial Feo System.  J Bacteriol. 2012 Dec;194(23):6518-26. doi: 10.1128/JB.01228-12.  PMID 23024345
Gene Ontology TermGO:0015684: ferrous iron transport (biological_process)

Step NameStep NumRequiredEvidence (Method)Evidence Go Terms
ferrous iron transport protein AfeoAYESPF04023 (HMM-CLUST): FeoA domainGO:0015684: ferrous iron transport
ferrous iron transport protein BfeoBYESTIGR00437 (HMM): ferrous iron transport protein BGO:0015684: ferrous iron transport
ferrous iron transport protein CfeoCNOPF09012 (HMM-CLUST): FeoC like transcriptional regulatorGO:1900390: